Aluminum: Aluminum Stair Treads - 13730

Aluminum Stair Treads - 13730

What is Freight Class?

When you ship your products as LTL (less-than-truckload), you will need to assign your shipment a freight code. This is a standard code published by the National Motor Freight and Traffic Association which allows carriers to quickly identify qualities of the shipment and assist with transportation logistics.
Ship aluminum stair treads accurately by using the information below:
NMFC Code
13730
COMMODITY
Aluminum Stair Treads
FREIGHT CLASS
85
Commodity note:

Subclasses for

Aluminum Stair Treads - 13730

NMFC numbers may have subclasses. These are most frequently based on density.
In this instance, the commodity, aluminum stair treads, is further broken down in the following subclasses:
Subclass Info
Subclass NMFC Code
Freight Class
Subclass Notes
Please note: This is for educational purposes only. Ultimately, the carrier reserves the right to classify the groups.

FAQs

What is NMFC code?

The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is the freight classification system devised by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) and is used for all interstate, intrastate, and foreign commercial movement of LTL cargo. NMFC codes provide standardized freight classes to determine the ease of transport of many of the wide variety of commodities that are shipped together in LTL shipments.

What is the purpose of freight classification?

Freight classification groups products based on similar density, stowability, handling and liability so carriers and shippers have an effective way of communicating the ease of transporting said freight.

What is density?

Density is the relationship between weight and size. A ping pong ball, which is very little material surrounding a good amount of air, is low density. Bricks, which are heavy for their size, are high density. In LTL shipping, it is commonly measured in pounds per cubic foot.